Network like a CEO

Practically Perfect PA

It goes without saying that networking is essential for your career development. Well, if we know networking is […]. Career Development Networking admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Networking tips Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

How to network at any PA event

Practically Perfect PA

I organise a lot of events, and I also attend a lot of events so I get to see a lot of networking take place and I can tell you straight away, most people find networking scary.

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The Art of Networking and Job Searching

Dumb Little Man

From the moment I set foot in business school everyone was discussing networking. Business school started in July and by December, most of my business school classmates had their internships lined up by networking with alumni who visited our school in campus for on-campus events. I was more interested in technology roles and struggled to find a job because only a handful of tech companies visited campus for recruiting and the only way to find a job off campus was by networking.

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Working collectively and sharing best practice in your EA network

Practically Perfect PA

Networking is such an essential part of the Assistant role. We can work in such silos that without a network to support our endeavours, the position can be very lonely. I genuinely believe that every organisation which employs a group of Assistants should have a network in place for those Assistants because we can benefit […].

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How to create an internal Assistant network

Practically Perfect PA

During the Virtual Summit October 2017, we had the amazing Simone White, Executive Assistant and Global Chair of GAIN – Administrative Professionals Network at BlackRock train our group of attendees on starting their own internal network for Assistants. Career Development Featured Networking Video admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant

A guide to networking

Practically Perfect PA

Whether you’re networking online or face-to-face, it can play a vital role in securing your next job opportunity. Networking the old-fashioned way, face-to-face, is still an important route to building lasting connections with people that can benefit your career. Offline networking. The challenge is choosing the right ones to attend; networking at the wrong events will waste your time and dent your confidence. Approach networking like a job interview.

Are you a networked PA?

Practically Perfect PA

The word networking can strike fear, horror and / or joy into the best of us. Networking is without a doubt a valuable skill set and resource tool but for many it can involve going outside our comfort zone when confronted with the notion of chatting to a complete stranger. I won’t lie – I was feeling slightly daunted when faced with the prospect of attending the Gala Dinner Networking Event at Executive Secretary LIVE on my own. So why should you network as a PA?

Using networks to get stuff done

Practically Perfect PA

Just last week I was reminded how brilliant PAs are at using networks to get stuff done. It showed me how powerful assistants can be when they tap into their networks. So how do we ensure our networks are there to help us get stuff done? Here are a few tips: Top tips: Using Networks to get stuff done. Get to know your network. Assistants have access to many networks that can help with various aspects of the role.

How Not To Network

Dumb Little Man

The post How Not To Network appeared first on Dumb Little Man. I spent the better part of an afternoon recently having a conversation with someone on my Southwest flight back home. Like many of us who travel frequently, I was bored, restless and looking for something to occupy my time. Keep in mind, the battery on my iPAD was dead and I was looking around aimlessly for some sort of intellectual stimulation.

7 Networking Tips in a Competitive Industry

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of the industry, networking is a must. You still need to network. Step Outside the Industry for Non-competitive Networking Options. There’s plenty of networking potential out there that doesn’t rely on your competition. Networking is really just about meeting new and interesting people, and they aren’t necessarily limited to your own industry. See Also: The Art And The Science Of Networking. How to Network Outside Your Field.

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The Introverts Guide to Networking on LinkedIn

Dumb Little Man

When you hear the word networking, how do you feel? People who classify themselves as introverts and those who are shy or uncomfortable around strangers often cringe at the idea of networking. However, expanding your professional network is extremely important when it comes to reaching your career goals. You Need to Network – Now! Whether it’s for your career or your own business, networking is essential for growth. Getting Networking Down to a Science.

2019 145

Protecting Your Network From Cyber Criminals

Dumb Little Man

This makes it essential for you to know how you can start protecting your network. Below is a set of advice for the modern CISO on how you can start protecting your network and organization from the most dangerous forms of cybercrime and cyber attacks. Depending on their role and level of access, disgruntled employees can cause severe damage to hardware, software, and the corporate network itself.

2019 168

Inside Ness – the Network for Essex Support Staff

Practically Perfect PA

As someone born and bred in Essex I am so pleased that we have a network connecting PAs in the area. Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? Seek out a mentor and join a professional organisation and relevant networks. About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? Essex has been lacking a network, the odd one or two have popped up over the past few years, but they for various reasons fallen by the wayside.

Inside the Peterborough PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Next up in our series of blog posts about regional PA networks, we have the Peterborough PA network. Launched by Bethany Fovargue in 2013 this network has gone from strength to strength and Bethany is now asked to speak and promote the role of assistants all over the world. . Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? What are the objectives of the network?

Networking with other departments

Practically Perfect PA

We all know that networking is really important for assistants. There are plenty of external networking events out there but really the first place to start with building your network is within your organisation. Here are a few of my tips on how to network with other departments. It is a great way to get to know other people within your organisation and network with other departments.

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. I thought it would be great if we had a little space on Practically Perfect PA dedicated to these awesome networks and I thought it would be even better if we found out a little more about the assistants who start up the groups. The PAs behind the Network.

20 great networking questions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

With The Office* Show coming up in a few weeks I’ve been thinking about my networking plan for the few days that I am there. It was quite a detailed post about my networking experiences so do check it out if you are going to any events this year. Here are 20 (and a little bit more) great networking questions you can ask other assistants when you meet at networking events: How did you get started as an assistant? Where else do you normally network?

Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? I would also recommend joining a local PA network. This will mean that you get to meet other PA’s from all sectors and you will be able to network and develop. About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? I went to Office* a few years ago with the idea of setting up a network. What are the objectives of the network? How did you promote the network?

The importance of networking

The Small Business Blog

In case any more evidence was needed that the way we do business has changed since the financial meltdown in 2008, take a look at the growing importance of business networking as a way of building new relationships and earning money. Whether it is networking through social media or even in person, our business relationships… Read the full article here: The importance of networking on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Farmers Business Network Raises $250 Million

Small Business Labs

Farmers Business Network (FBN) provides a data and analytics platform that helps farmers - and especially family farms - with everything from seeds and planting advice to pricing and marketing.

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Networking best practices for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Networking is really important. We are behind the scenes specialists, we are not encouraged to put ourselves out there and even if we did want to get involved in a networking event we are often too busy to leave the office. The problem is networking is really important. We don’t have many career advancing opportunities and networking can help us learn from each other. Assistants that are good at networking are also a real benefit to their organisation.

How Networking Can Make You More Productive

Dumb Little Man

It turns out that social networking and productivity are closely related to a person’s success. ” When you build a network of professionals in the same field as you, you’ll have a group of individuals working toward the same goals as you. This makes it important that you actually set aside time for people who are on the same network as you. Your network of like-minded people won’t only help you meet your goals, but they can also help you make them.

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How to Build a Powerful Professional Network

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Build a Powerful Professional Network.”. That’s why, in this beautiful month of love, I’ll be showing you how to build a powerful professional network. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Your professional network can be your most powerful business asset or your biggest liability. Unfortunately, many people don’t pay much attention to their network until they need something (like a new job).

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How to Program a Dish Network Remote

Dumb Little Man

The post How to Program a Dish Network Remote appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Once it is properly programmed, a Dish remote control handset can serve as a universal remote for your other electronic devices as well. This will enable you to the control your satellite receiver, television and auxiliary devices, such as a DVD player, by using the corresponding buttons on the Dish remote control. Begin by turning on the power to your receiver, television and DVD player.

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5 Must-Have Tools for Networking Online

Dumb Little Man

It’s hard to imagine how we ever kept in touch with distant friends and family before Facebook, LinkedIn and all the other social networks came along. Today, you can update your entire network on how you’re doing with the click of a button or the upload of a photo. Drunk dialing looks pretty tame by comparison to p **g off your entire social network all at once. Social media is a game-changer in many ways.

For Freelancers, It's All About Networks

Small Business Labs

We've been involved in several recent studies that show the importance networks play for freelancers and other independent workers (independent consultants, contractors, self-employed, etc.). It shows how freelancers turn to their network to find work, collaborate on projects, meet new people and stay on top of their industry.   What was really interesting is "networking skills" scored much higher than "sales/marketing skills" in terms of importance. Follow-up

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5 Killer “Hacks” for Networking at Events

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to developing powerful relationships, social media is still no substitute for old-fashioned, face-to-face networking. In-person networking is simply one of the best activities you can engage in for your career or your business, hands down. Social media is hot. Everyone is talking about Facebook, Twitter, and every other social media site under the sun. These are great tools for building and maintaining relationships. But they aren’t everything.

Networking Is Art and Science Combined

Job Advice Blog

Networking has two purposes: (1) to get you your next job, and if that’s not right now, (2) to prepare for when you need to. Networking is the most effective way to secure a job nowadays. Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads—human resources consultant to the largest companies in America—says that if you network your way into [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund networking Networking Strategies

Are You an Effective Job Search Networker?

Job Advice Blog

Loads of people network during their job search, but very few are effective at such networking. Certainly, some are better at it than others, but in general, the majority of people not only dislike networking but also are simply not good at it. Interview Skills by Alex Freund networking Networking StrategiesBased on a survey they conducted, Ivan R. Misner, Ph.D., and Don [.].

Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network

Eat Your Career

While I don’t believe this entirely (to me, it’s both what you know and who you know), I definitely agree that having a strong professional network is a critically important part of creating career success. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t think about expanding their network until they need something—like a job. Building a strong professional network doesn’t happen overnight, and these relationships are useful for more than just job search assistance.

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

People are undoubtedly the best asset of every firm and having a PA network will help confirm that PA’s are an important and integral part of the organisation. An internal network will help us to build stronger relationships and enable better teamwork, communication and easier delegation and reciprocation of help. Some potential ideas for a network are: Create a dedicated electronic forum in order to share best practice and information.

Do You Know Whom to Network With?

Job Advice Blog

By far the most effective way of getting a new job is by networking. Therefore, networking is how people in transition should spend most of their time. For many, though, networking is a challenging task because they [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice networking networking strategyWhen making presentations to large groups, I often test that tenet, and invariably it proves to be true.

Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Is Your Networking Fishy Enough? by adrianswinscoe on Jul 02, 2010 Networking is an essential growth strategy for any small (even large) business. E-Mail me or follow me.

How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Most of my YouTube or television watching centres around cooking; not shows like Food Network challenges, Top Chef or Guy’s Grocery Games. That’s the essence of … Continue reading How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star → You just finished reading How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star !

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How to Cut Network Downtime Through Network Monitoring and Management

Small Business CEO

Network monitoring makes it easier and more flexible in terms of productivity and management helps even the lows to be balanced with the highs. Read on to know more about cutting network downtime through in this kind of a situation. … The post How to Cut Network Downtime Through Network Monitoring and Management appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Information Technology business IT network monitoring

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Wireless Network Hacking And How To Avoid Being Hacked

Dumb Little Man

Finally, you’ve completed setting up your personal wireless network. You’ve assigned it a great network name and a solid password to keep intruders away. Although you have made some basic changes which help you secure your network, you are still not 100% protected. Hashers have their own ways to access your wireless network. This also means you have to be careful when you are connecting to any open network.

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Why Networking Is Essential For Career Success (and Everyone Should Do It NOW)

Eat Your Career

Networking. If you’re happily employed and your career is chugging right along, networking often gets put on the backburner. I see a lot of people who only start thinking about networking when they “need” something—like a new job, for example. To help inspire you to get started networking NOW, I wanted to highlight just a few of the reasons it’s essential for career success. Through networking, you have access to these positions that other people never even know about.

7 Social Networking Dos and Don’ts

Office Organization Success

One area where business owners are seeking more and more support in is that of social networking – they find it overwhelming and don’t know what to do, so engage the services of a social media expert to manage it for them. Whilst on the surface this strategy sounds great there is one major flaw with it – social networking is a way for YOU to engage with your audience and networks so that they can get to know YOU, not your assistant!

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

Tandem Social Networking

Loosely Speaking

The topic of the blogger meetup we attended was SEO, so of course there was a lot of talk about social networking’s role in generating blog traffic. What if we intentionally partnered up to explore the the various social networks we inhabit?

Building Your Network

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Building Your Network Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. The starting point in this process is to develop a deliberate and systematic approach to networking throughout your career.

The Networked Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

It’s true in the sense that the person who actively creates a reputable brand for themselves with genuine relationships will see more opportunity simply because there is a broader network of people in the world who know who they are, what they are capable of and know this is a genuine person they feel they can trust. on the chapter titled Networking. Networking. Building your network is about more than just shaking hands and collecting business cards.

The Networked, NOverhead Business Model

Small Business Labs

Ad Age's Can a Collaborative Cohort of Indie Shops Topple the Big Agency Networks covers a new ad agency called Circus Maximus.   People have been predicting for decades smaller, collaborative, networked organizations would replace large, hierarchical organizations. But it's clear collaborative, networked organizational models are becoming more common.